Daria Melnikova is a Russian actress, better known for her role of Zhenya Vasnetsova in the popular TV series “Father’s Daughters”.
She was born on February 9, 1992 in Omsk. It is worth noting that, Daria is a granddaughter of the famous Soviet actor Mikhail Kokshenov.
At the age of 3 the girl was engaged in dancing and performed together with folk ensemble “Pearl”. Daria also learned to play the piano at a music school and was involved in ballet.
In 2006 Melnikova debuted in the movie. She played the main role in the film “Cinderella 4×4. Everything starts with desire.” However, the film was released only in 2008. Aspiring actress played 14-year-old Cinderella – an ordinary teen girl, who is a little bit strange, dreamy and always gets into strange and unusual situations. For this role Melnikova was awarded the prize for the Best Female child role at the XVII Open Film Festival of CIS countries “Kinoshock -2008” and Best Actress in a children’s movie at XII All-Russian Festival of Visual Arts.